For Your Bucket List
You always need a pail handy for yard waste or supplies, and the Fiskars Garden Bucket Caddy lets you tote it around with your go-to tools. This rugged, lightweight, made-in-the-U.S.A. canvas carryall snugly surrounds a five-gallon bucket and boasts large, deep pockets for tools, gloves—even a beer! Available at Amazon; $13.
Corner the Market
Heaven on Wheels
The Seat of Your Plants
There’s no need to kneel when you’ve got the Picnic Time Gardener Seat and Tools (literally) behind you! A detachable bag stocked with weeder, trowel, spade, fork, and hand rake tucks neatly under a sturdy canvas chair. Now you can sit comfortably as you work—and feel just as at ease when you stop to smell the flowers. Available at Picnic Promotions; $70.
Better Off Shed
What good is an outdoor shed if it can’t stand up to the elements? The quality crafted Frontgate Teak Garden Storage cabinet is naturally impervious to moisture—and it looks pretty cute to boot. Designed to hold long- and short-handled tools, potting supplies, and other landscaping essentials, it boasts a built-in fold-down worktable and comes fully assembled to add charm and functionality to your property. Available at Frontgate; $1,299.
If you’ve got a wall, you’ve got garden storage, thanks to the StoreWALL Garden Kit. It includes waterproof and mold-, mildew-, and stain-resistant wall panels that you can securely install with a no-visible-fastener system for a seamless look, plus a sturdy shelf and assorted tool hooks. Available at StoreWall; $184.
A Pocket for Everything
If you’re a fool for tools, this spacious yet compact shelving unit was designed for you. The Frontgate Garden Tool Organizer, made of chrome-finished tubular steel, has a 500-pound weight capacity on its two shelves and features a hefty pouched attachment to hold even more. Available at Frontgate; $179 (casters sold separately).
It’s in the Bag
Your weeds, leaves, and other garden garbage, that is! The oversize sack on the Vertex Carry-All Garden Essentials Cart is perfect for refuse, and its 10-inch never-flat tires roll breezily over rough terrain. With plenty of nifty slots and compartments for tool storage, it’s your new backyard best friend. Available on Amazon; $100.
Got you Pegged
Ten times stronger than conventional pegboard, the metal Wall Control Pegboard Garden Tool Board Organizer Kit lets you transform any wall into a garden gear hold-all. It’s not just mighty, it’s versatile too—you decide where to place the hooks, brackets, shelves, and tool board to customize the unit to suit your needs. Available at Wayfair; $96.
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